Law The deliberate, willful giving of false, inaccurate, or partial testimony under oath.
The breach of an oath or guarantee.
The deliberate giving of false or inaccurate testimony under oath.
At common law, a willfully false statement in a fact material towards concern, created by a witness under oath in a qualified judicial proceeding. By statute the charges of perjury are enforced regarding creating of willfully untrue affirmations.
The breach of every oath, promise, or solemn affirmation; particularly, in law, the wilful utterance of untrue testimony under oath or affirmation, before a reliable tribunal, upon a place product to a legal query.